Erasmus+: International Credit Mobility

International Credit Mobility (ICM)

International Credit Mobility (ICM) supports the mobility of individual participants enrolled or employed at a higher education institution (HEI), namely:

  • Student mobility for short cycle, first cycle (Bachelor or equivalent) or second cycle (Master or equivalent) students, as well as third cycle doctoral candidates. The minimum duration of the mobility period is 3 months or 1 academic term or trimester. The total duration of the mobility period shall not exceed 12 months, including any zero-grant period, which shall only be used exceptionally.
  • Staff mobility for teaching for academic staff to teach at a partner institution abroad. The length of the mobility period must be between 5 days and 2 months.
  • Staff mobility for training for teaching and non-teaching staff in the form of training events abroad (excluding conferences) and job shadowing/observation periods/training at a partner HEI. The length of the mobility period must be between 5 days and 2 months.

Student and staff mobility can take place in any subject area or academic discipline. Staff teaching and training activities can be combined.

Contacts

Partnership

Partner Country

University

City

Period

Belarus

Belarusian State University

Minsk

2018-2020

 

Yanka Kupala State University

Grodno

2018-2020

Bhutan

The Royal University of Bhutan

Thimphu

2018-2020

 

Royal Thimpu College

Thimphu

2018-2020

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sveučiliště u Mostaru (University of Mostar)

Mostar

2018-2020

 

University of Sarajevo

Sarajevo

2018-2020

 

International University of Sarajevo

Sarajevo

2018-2020

 

University of Banja Luka

Banja Luka

2018-2020

Canada

University of Alberta

Edmonton

2018-2020

 

Camosun College

Victoria

2018-2020

Georgia

Ilia State University

Tbilisi

2018-2020

Iran

Kharazmi University

Tehran

2017-2020

 

Almustafa International University

Qom

2018-2020

Israel

Bar-Ilan University

Ramat Gan

2018-2020

 

Beit Berl College

Kfar Saba

2018-2020

 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Jerusalem

2018-2020

 

The Zinman College of Physical Education and Sports Sciences at Wingate Institute

Netanya

2018-2020

JAR

University of Johannesburg

Johannesburg

2018-2020

Japan

Nippon Sport Science University

Tokyo

2018-2020

Kazakhstan

S.Toraighyrov Pavlodar State University

Pavlodar

2018-2020

Montenegro

University of Montenegro

Montenegro

2018-2020

Morocco

Université Hassan II de Casablanca

Casablanca

2018-2020

Russia

Nekrasov Kostroma State University

Kostroma

2018-2020

 

Siberian Federal University

Krasnoyarsk

2018-2020

 

Tomsk State Pedagogical University

Tomsk

2018-2020

Serbia

University of Niš

Niš

2018-2020

 

Universitet u Novom Sadu

Novi Sad

2018-2020

Ukraine

Ukrainian Catholic University

Lviv

2018-2020

 

Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

Lviv

2018-2020

 

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

Kyiv

2018-2020

Zambia

The Zambia Catholic University

Kalulushi

2018-2020


Information for potential partners

Please find all the necessary information here: 
Quick reference guide for higher education institutions in Partner Countries

Information for students

INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES

  • Students apply to their HEI who carries out the selection of participants in the mobility action. The selection of students must be fair, transparent, coherent and documented and shall be made available to all parties involved in the selection process.
  • After your home institution has submitted your online nomination, you will receive an e-mail with information and a link to access the application form. (Please note that this year there may be a few days between the online nomination and the information e-mail being sent to you.)

INFORMATION FOR NOMINATED STUDENTS

Palacký University uses online nomination and application process for Erasmus+ and other exchange international students in the academic year 2018/2019.

We will only accept nominations and applications via our new online system. No further documents will be required by post as all parts of the application can be submitted online.

Before the mobility

  1. An information e-mail about UP application procedure is received by the nominated student
  2. Online Application Form including Accommodation Request Form and the Orientation week request is submitted by the student (see deadlines)
  3. Learning Agreement (study plan) is submitted by the student. The obligation to obtain a minimum of 20 ECTS credits does not apply to students in doctoral study programmes, provided that they are sent abroad for scientific and/or research purposes. In such cases, the minimum requirements shall be indicated in the Learning Agreement or specified in an annex thereto.
  4. Letter of acceptance is sent to the nominated/accepted student.

To read the UP online application guidelines please go to WIKI UPOL.

INSURANCE

  • The participant shall have adequate insurance coverage. The insurance policy must cover the comprehensive health care with an insurance company that is authorised to provide its services in the Czech Republic.
  • Palacky University shall reimburse the costs of health insurance.

VISA

  • Check the current conditions on the website of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs and contact the nearest Czech embassy for updated and complete information.
  • You must apply for (and obtain) a visa before your departure for the Czech Republic. The processing time is up to 60 days (but it might take longer) and therefore it is recommended to apply for your short-term visa (within 90 days), long-term visa (up to 90days) or long-term residence permit as soon as you receive the letter of acceptance and proof of accommodation.
  • Read carefully Instructions for Visa Students
  • Contact persons
    • Eva Ohnisková (eva.ohniskova@upol.cz ) for Belarus, Georgia, Israel, JAR, Kazakhstan, Morocco, Russia, Ukraine, Zambia
    • Klára Henzlová (klara.henzlova01@upol.cz ) for Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Iran, Japan, Montenegro, Serbia

SCHOLARSHIP

  • The student mobility grant (scholarship) is a flat rate grant calculated at a monthly rate.
  • Grants are a contribution towards the costs of the planned Erasmus+ mobility period.
  • The scholarship will be paid upon signature of the Grant Agreement.
  • The scholarship is a single payment transferred to the bank account of the student (to CZK account).
  • Financial support cannot be used to pay for costs already reimbursed from other events / programs of the EU. Students cannot be the recipient of Erasmus Mundus scholarships (Joint Master Degree) and Erasmus +.
  • Scholarship consists of 2 amounts.
  • Accommodation costs are 800,- Euros per month. For the purpose of calculating the scholarship for one month is considered 30 days. If not observed, the duration of the study period in full months, the scholarship for the last month is calculated by the number of days one day = 1/30 monthly rates.
  • Travel costs (depends on the distance between UP and partner university, see distance calculator).

100-499 km

180 EUR

500-1999 km

275 EUR

2000-2999 km

360 EUR

3000-3999 km

530 EUR

4000-7999 km

820 EUR

8000 km and more

1500 EUR

 

During the mobility

  1. Learning Agreement changes - The participant shall ensure that all changes in the Learning Agreement are agreed upon in written form by both the sending and host institutions as soon as they take place. Modifications to the Learning Agreement made after the arrival of the student at the host institution must be reported within 30 days of the commencement of the study period at the latest.
  2. Student has to inform International Relations Office immediately of any changes (shortening or extension of stay), and any problems with the performance of the learning agreement. Contact person is your coordinator (Eva Ohniskova).

 

After the mobility

At the end of the mobility the participant shall receive the following documents from the receiving institution:

  1. The participant shall receive an invitation to complete the online EU Survey 30 days before the end of the mobility period. The participant shall complete and submit the survey within 15 days upon receipt of the invitation. Participants who fail to complete and submit the online EU Survey may be required to partially or fully reimburse the financial support received.
  2. Confirmation of Erasmus Study Period (stating the confirmed start and end dates of the mobility period);
  3. Transcript of Records – without undue delay and not later than one and a half months after the termination of the mobility period.

Docs & Forms for Students

  • Bank Account Information
  • Grant Agreement
  • Erasmus+ Student Charter
  • General Conditions